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We've just started using the Microsoft Deployment Workbench and Windows Deployment Services to roll out a bunch of desktops.

The basics seem to be going well, but I have a question about the first GUI option, which is the "Microsoft Solution Accelerator" screen where you have the option of "Run Deployment Wizard" and "Command Prompt".

There is a drop-down box there for keyboard language, which seems to only be used for authentication to the Deployment Share, but I can't work out how to change this default to UK.

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My current Bootstrap.ini on the Deployment Share properties is this:


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Try editing the bootstrap.ini and add the keyboard locale.

KeyboardLocale=0809:00000809 UserLocale=en-GB UILanguage=en-GB

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Aah, thanks. That goes in the [Settings] section, or the [Default]? – Cylindric Dec 12 '11 at 14:49
I believe it goes in the Default section. – Mitch Dec 12 '11 at 15:00
Nope, didn't work. I'll try in the Settings section and rebuild the share. – Cylindric Dec 13 '11 at 9:52
Try it with just the keyboard locale. – Mitch Dec 13 '11 at 15:34

you will need to change it in the XML file for that ID. That will change it. - I worked it out, whilst am trying to change the default location for the images am deploying, its all pointing to US - click on start, windows syst image manager, open the XML (correpsonding to the Task sequence ID) - and change settings there, there are few (about 3 or 4) entries under the Pre install environ PE for input locale and that will default it to English UK. however, am stuck finding an answer to my issue !!!

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